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Table 1 Median-lethal doses of propoxur, DEET and their mixture on susceptible Ae. aegypti.

From: Multi-function oxidases are responsible for the synergistic interactions occurring between repellents and insecticides in mosquitoes

Chemicals Dm without synergists Dm with PBO Dm with DEF
propoxur 1.97 (1.78–2.19) 0.27 (0.17–0.42) 1.01 (0.83–1.24)
DEET 1189 (1088–1299) 611 (596–629) 1078 (1005–1155)
mixture 319 (296–343) 406 (385–428) 128 (119–136)
mixture ratio P:D 1:600 1:2000 1:1000
Slope of the regression lines (± s.e.)
propoxur 2.83 (0.19) 2.16 (0.18) 1.95 (0.22)
DEET 4.16 (0.42) 3.98 (0.12) 3.18 (0.20)
mixture 3.32 (0.18) 3.76 (0.20) 2.96 (0.14)
  1. Data are expressed in ng of active ingredient per mg of mosquito body weight (± 95% confidence intervals).